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La Clusaz is a charming ski resort located in the French Alps. Nestled in the Aravis mountain range, it offers breathtaking views and a rich skiing experience for visitors.
With a history dating back to the 19th century, La Clusaz was originally a traditional Alpine village before it evolved into a purpose-built ski resort. Combined with the nearby resort of Le Grand-Bornand it makes up the Aravis Domanie
. La Clusaz caters to a diverse range of skiers. Beginners will find gentle slopes and excellent ski schools to help them progress, While there is a decent learner area available in the village, beginners are advised to take the gondola to the Massif de Beauregard for a fantastic experience on gentle slopes and green runs.
The majority of the ski area is interconnected and offers an excellent terrain for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. For a more peaceful experience, the Manigod sector provides quieter runs, although some slow lifts may be encountered.
For advanced skiers and snowboarders, the Col de Balme is the prime location. It is perfect for exploring fresh powder and discovering untouched tracks. However, be aware that the area transforms into a challenging, undulating playground, which can be just as thrilling. The neighboring Torcère draglift offers long and moderately steep runs, but caution is advised when using this lift if you are not comfortable with steep and fast terrain.
(Airports, trains, shared options)
6 day pass
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Train + Bus Option
Train to Annecy [all available direct]
1.75 hr Grenoble
Bus to La Clusaz or La Grand Bornand [1hr 10]
8 Euro each way
Every day of the week, several departure times
Easiest to book on Altibus
Line Y62 / Y63
There's 10min between Le Grand Bornand & La Clusaz, and 5 between SAINT-JEAN-DE-SIXT and La Clusaz
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Bus Geneva-Aravis (Aéroskibus by Bllanfat)
Stops in La Grand Bornand, St Jean de Sixt and La Clusaz
1hr 50 (37 euro one-way)
on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays or
5 shuttles a day from Geneva to the Aravis Domaine
Regular service from Lyon St Exupéry airport [1hr 45]
Then connect via Bus to resort (See train section)